Saturday, February 13, 2010

Obama’s Border Enforcement Deceit

In his State of the Union speech two weeks ago, President Obama claimed that he would strengthen border security. Oh really? I might not be as wise as Mr. Obama, but I’m not sure how removing $319 million in border security funding increases our nation’s security. Indeed, I’m pretty certain that decreasing our border security funding by nearly one-third of a billion dollars in one year will make the United States less secure.

While Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano enjoys boasting of how her agency is securing our nation’s border with Mexico, the truth of the matter is that it remains porous and inadequately defended. How do we know? We at NumbersUSA have many friends in the Border Patrol. We inspect the U.S.-Mexican border on fact-finding trips. We talk to the agents. The Border Patrol needs more resources, not less. READ MORE...

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